Police in Australia say Apple Maps is potentially life-threatening

A flaw in Apple Maps is potentially life-threatening and has left Australian motorists stranded in the Outback for more than 24 hours with no food or drink and no signal on their phone; police in the area have requested that Apple fix the problem...
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42 Comments

9. apexKBC

Posts: 92; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

pphhhheeew, is world map alright?

11. Thephonegeek

Posts: 118; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

First people got ilost but now they will be idead. If they aren't idead then they will turn into Bear Grylls.

13. Defaramade

Posts: 12; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

Wendy how sure are u dat siri won't trick u ?

17. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

hahahahahahahaha... it totally deserved its place in the 20 dumbest list.

19. whysoserious

Posts: 318; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Goes well with the dumbest people on earth who still relies on it despite the fact of it being faulty. "Oh look mom! We're lost in the middle of nowhere and there are snakes and scorpions everywhere! But no worries, we're using iPhone 5 so we're still cool."

18. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

Apple is using its consumers as baitatesters...

25. redmd

Posts: 1935; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

why not use Google maps instead.

29. angelesmec unregistered

This is not good..to be killed by relying on this kind of mapping service.

34. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

i check all my town data when using google maps. i don't want any error with the map. i know google have good reputation but people sometimes made mistake. even when i use nokia maps sometimes i found an error. map say i walk in the river not road. just try check all your town data for apple maps, before its to late, just sharing

36. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

when it says you were in the river not the road that is possibly an error with the signal locating you not the maps

38. lolioslol

Posts: 182; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

Tim Cook: "you're using it wrong! Everyone knows there is no proper or practical use for apple maps

39. neurobiologist

Posts: 89; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

How unprofessionally is that, to present untested by yourself product. How hard was that for the company to spend one day while playing with dummy requests from all other the world to see the problem and hold presentation?
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